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Native Angeleno and Industrial real estate agent since 1994.

Distillery for Lease, DTLA Arts District

Distillery in Downtown Los Angeles Arts District, for rent
  • Prime Arts District location, with famed restaurant Bestia down the street and Soho Warehouse across Santa Fe Ave.
  • Turn-key state of the art distillery built in 2016 with brand new equipment
  • Brick walled tasting room with high ceilings, polished concrete floors and industrial bar
  • Still room with observation window, bottling & labeling machines, ethanolstorage tanks and water treatment system
  • Large warehouse in back with loading dock and alley access
  • Three (3) parking spots and additional parking is available
  • Rent: $18,000.00 NNN
  • Operating expenses: $1,600.00/Mo or $0.36/SF
  • Contact us with interest.

This property is listed by a separate firm.

Cooler Freezer Warehouses & Food Processing Buildings – Available Listings in Los Angeles

Cold Storage Warehouse with many dock high loading doors with insulated dock seals for refrigerated truck trailer loading of frozen food products.

In the past few years the Southern California industrial market has been very tight in available cold storage warehouses and food production facilities. Here is a current list of buildings that have some of the following food improvements: freezer, cooler, floor drains, clarifier, refrigerated staging areas, and food grade production rooms. Locations include Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino (Inland Empire) counties. Available for lease or sale / purchase by a variety of firms.

Understanding Current Economic Inflation

If you want to have a thorough understanding of the causes for the current economic inflation, then this is the best article I’ve read on the subject recently. Christopher Thornberg of Beacon Economics has an excellent grasp of the details. Surprisingly the cause is not primarily supply chain kinks, but rather consumer demand. And Christopher details what has been driving demand and how the Federal Reserve has blundered in managing the money supply in countering inflation.

Below is the linked article.

What the Fed’s Rate Hike Means… and Doesn’t Mean (beaconecon.com)

Rising Lease Rates

Average Asking Lease Rates have climbed dramatically in the last several years with the largest increases in 2021 and 2022. See below chart showing the steep rise for warehouse asking rental rates in Los Angeles, Orange, Ventura and the Inland Empire per AIRCRE MLS data. These are the major industrial property markets in Southern California. Individual markets and submarkets vary along with building class quality.